Chocolate TourHershey, Pennsylvania - August 24, 2013 1 of 9
Chocolate lovers will always remember this ride, as it takes participants through Hershey (home of Hershey's chocolate factory), Elizabethtown (home of M&M/Mars) and Lititz (home of Wilbur Chocolate Company). The route also explores Amish farmland and covered bridges of rural Pennsylvania.
Amish Country Bike TourDover, Deleware - September 7, 2013 2 of 9
Starting in Deleware's historic district of Dover, this ride takes you along a beautifully scenic route in the heart of Amish country. Routes vary in distance, but everyone is invited to the festivities once you've crossed the finish line.
Tour de WhidbeyWhidbey Island, Washington - September 21, 2013 3 of 9
Rural roads, gorgeous scenery and ocean views around every turn: What more could you want? The ride around Whidbey Island is offered in a family-friendly distance of 10 miles and goes up to suit your level of fitness, with 30, 40, 50 and a challenging 100-mile option also available.
Apple Valley Kiwanis' Wine Country TrekMoxee, Washington - September 28-29, 2013 4 of 9
The ride goes out on Saturday and back on Sunday. Stop at wineries along the way, enjoy a gourmet dinner, stay in a school gym or camp outdoors, then head back to Moxee the next morning.
Wine Country Howl-O-Wheel'n Ride to ProvideWindsor, California - October 6, 2013 5 of 9
Ride through the scenic vineyard landscape of Sonoma County on a hauntingly beautiful Halloween-themed recreational ride. The ride is stocked full of surprises, with aid stations decorated with creepy themes and ghoulish good treats. Choose from the Freaky 15, the Frankenstein 48 and the Morbid Metric 64.4-mile rides.
Mercy Tour de Bass Bike RideSpringfield, Missouri - October 13-14, 2013 6 of 9
Enjoy the stunning fall foliage of the nation's heartland. Routes of 101, 70, 38 and 24 miles are offered and the event is put on by the famous Bass Pro shop in Springfield.
Hilly Hundred Weekend Bicycle TourEllettsville, Indiana - October 18-20, 2013 7 of 9
This ride is designed for experienced touring cyclists, but with tons of fun thrown in. A costume contest, live bands and an nontraditional chicken option at rest stops is just a few of the charming quirks.
Solvang PreludeBuellton, California - November 2, 2013 8 of 9
Pedal through beautiful Solvang in Santa Ynez Valley, a perfect ride for the end of your season. Choose from distances of 10, 25, 50 or the metric century.